Beans: Beans are seeded pods of various legumes. They are among the oldest foods known to humanity, dating back at least 4,000 years. Legumes: Legumes are any of thousands of plant species that have seed pods that split along both sides when ripe. Some of the more common legumes are beans, lentils, peanuts, peas and soybeans. The high-protein legumes contain some Vitamin B, carbohydrates, fats and minerals.
Have a look at these items that I suggest you keep in your pantry at all times. It will make your life easier for your daily cooking, and for those spur of the moment meals. If you see something you never use, then leave it out, and be sure to add your favorite things. SPICE RACK cayenne pepper bay leaves ground cinnamon sweet paprika dried rosemary crushed red pepper flakes dried thyme dried oregano kosher salt black peppercorns fine sea salt FRIDGE soy sauce salsa Tabasco sauce ketchup Worcestershire sauce pure maple syrup mayonnaise Dijon mustard milk unsalted butter sour cream yogurt large eggs cheddar cheese bacon olives white wine CUPBOARDS garlic …